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Division : Plant Production

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
Expertise
Descriptions
Dr.Agr.ARAKAWA, Osamu(H)PomologyPhysiology of tree growth and fruit quality
Dr.Agr.ISHIKAWA, Ryuji(H)Plant Genetics and BreedingFunctional genomics of rice genes
Dr.Agr.ITO, Daiyu(H)PomologyOrchard meteorological ecology and fruit tree cultivation technology
Dr.Agr.KANG,Dong-Jin(H)Crop ScienceMorphological and physiological studies for tolerance mechanisms in crops under environmental stressful conditions
Dr.Agr.SENDA, Mineo(H)Plant Molecular GeneticsMolecular suppressive mechanism of seed pigmentation in yellow soybean
Dr.Agr.MAEDA, Tomoo(H)Vegetable Crop ScienceStudies on relationship between cultural condition and contents of phytochemicals in vegetables
Dr.Agr.KOMORI, Sadao(I)PomologyFruit tree breeding and development of breeding technology in apple
Dr.Agr.SHIMONO, Hiroyuki(I)Crop ScienceHigh crop productivity under a changing climate
Dr.Agr.SYONO, Hiroshi(I)Agricultural InformaticsTheoretical and applied studies on remote sensing and image measurement of state of plant growth
Dr.Agr.TATSUZAWA, Fumi (I) Olericultural and Floricultural ScienceStudy of new color flower breeding
Dr.Agr.TSUKAZAKI, Hikaru(I)Plant BreedingGenetics inbreeding in vegetables
Dr.Agr.HATAKEYAMA, Katsunori (I) Plant Genetics and BreedingMolecular genetics and breeding studies on agronomic traits in crops
Dr.Agr.YUI, Susumu(I)HorticultureTheoretical and applied studies on vegetable horticulture and breeding
Dr.Agr.EGASHIRA, Hiroaki (Y)Plant ResourcesRevaluation and utilization of wild plants and localized crops traditionally used
Dr.Agr.SASANUMA, Tsuneo(Y)Plant Breeding and GeneticsPlant breeding and genetics on Triticeae species, safflower and other higher plants
Dr.Agr.TAIRA, Satoshi(Y)Fruit SciencePhysiology of fruit development, maturation, and utilization
Dr.Agr.NISHIZAWA, Takashi(Y)HorticulturePhysiological disorder and environmental physiology of vegetables
Dr.Agr.MURAYAMA, Hideki(Y)Preservation ScienceStudies on preservation and postharvest physiology of agricultural crops
Dr.Agr.IKEDA, Kazuo(Y)Fruit Tree ScienceStudy of reproduction physiology in fruit tree
Dr.Agr.SASAKI, Yuka (Y)EdaphologyRice cultivation practice for sustainable agriculture
Dr.Sci.HOSHINO, Tomoki (Y) Crop BreedingGenetic and molecular analysis of genes with agricultural and economical values by genomics approaches and applied research on crop breeding

List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
Expertise
Descriptions
Dr.Agr.TANAKA, Katsunori (H)Plant Genetics & breedingPlant breeding and phylogenetics in melon and rice
Dr.Agr.TANAKA, Norimitsu (H)PomologyAnalysis of cultivation physiology and gene function in apple fruit development
Dr.Agr.HONDA, Kazushige(H)FloricultureOrnamental plats breeding and regulation of flowering, reproduction and conservation of wild plant species
Dr.Agr.MATSUYAMA, Nobuhiko(H)AgronomyPlant-soil interaction at low pH
Dr.Agr.UCHINO, Hiroshi (I)Crop Science, Weed scienceInterspecific competition among higher plants in cropland ecosystem
Dr.Agr.KUMAGAI, Etsushi(I)Crop scienceStudies on responses of photosynthesis and dry matter production to environments in crop plants
Dr.Agr. SHIMIZU, Motoki(I) Plant breedingGenetic breeding research on agriculturally important traits of crops
Dr.Agr.MATSUSHIMA, Uzuki(I)Environment Control in BiologyAgricultural applications of neutron and X-ray radiographies
Dr.Agr.MATSUNAMI, Toshinori(I)Crop scienceStudies on cultivation technique for the improvement of the crop productivity in upland field converted from paddy field
Dr.Agr.MATSUNAMI, Maya(I)Crop scienceRice production under low-input of fertilization and irrigation
Dr.Agr.WATANABE, Manabu(I)PomologyGrowth analysis and control of fruit trees
Dr. Agr.MATSUMOTO, Daiki (Y)PomologyMolecular and biochemical studies on the reproductive barriers in fruit trees
Dr. Agr.NABESHIMA, Tomoyuki (Y)HorticultureCrop protection in horticulture

Division : Animal Production

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
Expertise
Descriptions
Dr.Agr.MATSUZAKI, Masatoshi(H)Animal Feeding1)Improvement of animal performance by nutritional manipulation in early life
2)Better utilization of unused biomass materials in animal feeding
Dr.Agr.KAWABATA, Fuminori(H)Physiology of Domestic AnimalsAnalyses of taste mechanism in domestic animals
Dr.Agr.KITA, Kazumi(I)Animal NutritionNutritional regulation of protein turnover and growth factor
Dr.Agr.SAWAI, Ken(I)Animal ReproducionReproductive technology in domestic animal
Dr.Agr.TSUIKI, Mikinori(I)Conservation EcologyEnvironmental impact assessment of agriculture
Dr.Agr.TOUNO, Eiko (I)Forage ScienceStudies on forage conservation and evaluation
Dr.Agr.NISHIMUKAI, Megumi (I)Animal PhysiologyStudy on the physiological effect of functional phospholipids
Dr.Agr.DEGUCHI, Yoshitaka(I)Animal ManagementBehaviour and Management on Wildlife
Dr.Agr.MATSUBARA, Kazuei(I)Animal Breeding and Reproduction, Reproductive ImmunologyStudy of super-early pregnancy factor and utilization of animal heredity resource
Dr.Agr.MURAMOTO, Takayuki(I)Animal Resources UtilizationPhysical and chemical characteristics and nondestructive evaluation of meat
Dr.Agr.URAKAWA, Shyuji (Y)Feed ScienceStudies on production and distribution of rice whole crop silage and rice grain
Dr.Agr.KIMURA, Naoko(Y)Animal Reproductive Biology,
Animal Biotechnology
1)Molecular reproduction and development in mammals
2)Sex control in animals
Dr.Agr.HORIGUCHI, Ken-ichi(Y)Animal ManagementStudy on cyclic domestic animal management system

List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
Expertise
Descriptions
Dr. Agr.FANG, Jia-Chen (H)Animal FeedingThe utilization of unused organic materials for animal feed
Dr.Agr. IGA, Kosuke (I)Animal ReproductionReproductive physiology and endocrinology of bovine ovary and uterus
Dr.Agr.IKEDA, Kentaro (I)Grassland ScienceGrassland ecology and management
Dr.Agr.ODA, Shin-ichi(I)Animal Nutrition and PhysiologyNutritional physiology and immune function of ruminants
Dr.Med.HIRAI, Toshiaki (I)Reproductive biologyReproductive and developmental biology of aquatic organisms
Dr.Vet.HIRATA, Toh-ichi (I)Animal Reproduction, Livestock productionIn vitro bovine embryo production, Synchronization of estrus, Nursing of calf, Prevention of enzootic bovine leucosis, etc.
Dr.Agr.MATSUYAMA, Hiroki (Y)Animal FeedingStudies on the feeding of ruminants

Division : Biological Ecology Control

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
Expertise
Descriptions
Dr.Agr.AOYAMA, Masakazu(H)Soil ScienceDynamics of organic matter in soil environment
Dr.Agr.SANO, Teruo(H)Plant Pathology1)Molecular structure, pathogenesis and host specificity of viroid (RNA pathogen)
2)Diagnosis and control of plant virus and viroid diseases
Dr.Agr.TANAKA, Kazuaki(H)MycologyStudies on taxonomy and phylogeny of microfungi
Dr.Agr.TONOUCHI, Akio(H)Environmental MicrobiologyStudies of environmental microorganisms
Dr.Agr.SUGAHARA,
Ryohei (H)
Molecular entomologyMolecular and physiological responses of insects to abiotic and biotic stimuli
Dr.Agr.AN, Ying(I)Insect PhysiologyInsect biotechnology insect diapause
Dr.Agr.ISOGAI, Masamichi(I)Plant PathologyBasic and applied research of plant viruses infecting fruit trees in cold districts
Dr.Agr.SAHARA, Ken(I)Applied Molecular EntomologyCytogenetical genome comparison in insect through fluorescene in situ hybridization mapping of orthologous genes
Dr.Agr.SUZUKI, Yuji(I)Plant Nutrition and PhysiologyMolecular physiology of photosynthesis in vascular plants
Dr.AgrTAKEDA, Takumi(I)Plant biochemistryFunctional analyses of proteins and genes during plant growth
Dr.Agr.YOSHIKAWA, Nobuyuki(I)Plant PathologyStructure and function of the genomes of the viruses isolated from fruit trees
Dr.Agr.KAKU, Nobuo(Y)Applied MicrobiologyAnalysis and application of microbial function
Dr.Agr.KOBAYASHI, Takashi (Y)PhytopathologyPlantdisease control using disease forecasting system
Dr.Agr.TAWARAYA, Keitaro(Y)Plant Nutrition and Soil ScienceLow phosphorus tolerance of plant and utilization of mycorrhizal fungi
Dr.Agr.CHENG Weiguo(Y)Plant Nutrition and Soil ScienceStudies on carbon and nitrogen dynamics in plant-soil ecosystems with global change
Dr.Agr.HASE, Shu(Y)Plant PathologyStudy on biological control of plant diseases

List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
Expertise
Descriptions
Dr.Sci.KANEKO, Yu(H)Insect PhysiologyMechanisms of programmed cell death at pupal metamorphosis
Dr.Agr.KONDO, Toru(I)Plant Pathology1) Virulence gene analysis of viruses in vegetables 2) Diagnosis and control of plant diseases
Dr.Phi.TATEISHI, Takahiro(I)Soil BiochemistryNutrient dynamics between plants and soils through microbial transformation
Dr.Agr.FUJISAKI, Koki(I)Plant PathologyBasic and applied study on the mechanism determining susceptibility and resistance against plant pathogens
Ph.D.SATO, Satoru(Y)AgroecologyStudies on agro-ecosystem especially in paddy field